ELECTRIC CO. THEATRE & KIDD PIVOT WORK IN PROGRESS
Thursday, July 16, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Eric Harvie Theatre
$15 | Senior/Student $13
A Kidd Pivot, Electric Company Theatre co-production
Created by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young
Betroffenheit is an innovative, boundary-stretching hybrid of theatre and dance.
A state of shock and bewilderment encompasses you in the wake of a disaster. It is a timeless, liminal space where you return again and again even as you struggle to gain and maintain distance, and where you keep responding to the disaster long after it has subsided. Here, a crisis-management team is keeping your emergency situation alive and present, a trusted voice is urging you to come to terms with the past, and a steady supply of “The Show” is available for all the distraction, escape and pleasure you crave. In one sense you’re the survivor and this is your refuge. In another, you’re the disaster waiting to happen. This new creation by two of Canada’s most celebrated companies is an innovative, boundary-stretching hybrid of theatre and dance.
“Pite is an image-maker of rare distinction.” – The Australian
Co-produced by PANAMANIA Arts and Culture Program of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, Sadler’s Wells (London UK), The Banff Centre, On the Boards and Seattle Theatre Group through the support of Glenn Kawasaki, National Arts Centre (Ottawa), the CanDance Network, Canadian Stage (Toronto), L’Agora de la Danse (Montreal), Brian Webb Dance Company (Edmonton), and Dance Victoria (Victoria).
The Banff Centre acknowledges that its role in supporting the creation of “Betroffenheit” was made possible through generous donations by The Stollery Family and Andrea Brussa.
Learn More + Buy Tickets: http://bit.ly/1Felwnz
This production contains mature language and content. Recommended for ages 14 years and older.
PACKAGES AVAILABLE FOR FRIDAY EVENING: accommodation, tickets + breakfast for two from $199 (based on double occupancy)
To book: 1.800.884.7574 or 403.762.6308